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Octamethyltrisiloxane

EC / List no.: 203-497-4

CAS no.: 107-51-7

Mol. formula: C8H24O2Si3

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GHS02: Flammable

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is a flammable liquid and vapour.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products and cosmetics and personal care products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: cosmetics and personal care products, polishes and waxes and washing & cleaning products.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, coating products, cosmetics and personal care products, adhesives and sealants, pharmaceuticals and polishes and waxes.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, washing & cleaning products, adhesives and sealants, heat transfer fluids, laboratory chemicals and non-metal-surface treatment products.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: electrical, electronic and optical equipment, machinery and vehicles, plastic products, metals and fabricated metal products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, in processing aids at industrial sites and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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